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Storm was cruel to elderly who refused to evacuate

November 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Sheila and Dominic Traina hug in front of their home which was demolished during Superstorm Sandy in Staten Island, N.Y., Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has come under fire for pressing ahead with the New York City Marathon. Some New Yorkers say holding the 26.2-mile race would be insensitive and divert police and [&hellip...

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Electricity explains why some have gas, some don’t

November 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Jessica Martin, 28, center, of New York, the first person in line, talks to Maria Degano, of New York, behind fence, as they and others line up for free gas in the Jamaica neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in the wake of...

Obama seems to have early vote lead in key states

November 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Hundreds of people line up outside of the Coliseum in St. Petersburg, Fla., waiting to hear former President Bill Clinton speak at a campaign event for Barack Obama, Friday Nov. 2. 2012. (AP Photo/Scott Iskowitz) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama...

Sandy benefit concert features Aguilera, Bon Jovi

November 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Aug. 14, 2012 file photo shows Bruce Springsteen performing at Fenway Park in Boston. NBC is holding a benefit concert for victims of Hurricane Sandy featuring some artists native to the areas hardest hit. Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi...

Fierce finish: Romney, Obama sharpen closing lines

November 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally at Springfield High School, Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 in Springfield, Ohio. (AP Photo/The Springfield News-Sun, Bill Lackey) WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Down to a fierce finish, President Barack Obama accused...

Pastor charged with killing fiancee’s daughter

November 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This booking photo provided by the Isabella County Sheriff’s Department shows John D. White. White was arraigned Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, in Mount Pleasant, Mich., on first-degree murder charges and ordered jailed without bond. The 55-year-old ex-convict...

Hamas PM blasts Palestinian leader over TV remarks

November 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas shows his ink-stained finger after casting his vote during local elections at a polling station in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. Palestinians voted for mayors and local councils in 93 communities...

Babysitter charged in 2 killings gave no warnings

November 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A makeshift memorial is seen outside a home in Naperville, Ill., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, where two children were found stabbed to death on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Elzbieta Plackowska was accused Thursday of stabbing her 7-year-old son 100 times and a 5-year-old...

US officials counter reports on Benghazi attacks

November 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, a man looks at documents at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. The graffiti reads, “no God but God,”...

Where are all the space shuttles now?

November 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Space shuttle Atlantis make its way from the Vehicle Assembly Building to the Visitor Complex at the Kennedy Space Center, early Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Atlantis began its slow journey to retirement Friday, riding atop 76-wheeled...